New Approach due to Covid and Successful Online Course

Covid and Business

From May 2020 I had to make radical changes to my business. For many years I have been teaching local people in their own homes, as you can see from the early posts on this site right back to 2013.

Over the years though, I had many more requests to teach Affiliate Marketing and Online Business.

So services are only available online, on this blog  – 

I changed the original title in 2020 as it was more appropriate as a dot-com – which is recognised world wide as the primary domain TLD for business. My tutoring  is now only available Online and the main subject is How to Start a Successful online business 

Towards the end of 2020, it became obvious to me that thousands of people are going to be affected by Covid, losing jobs and having to on much less income. This disruption I fear will carry on for a few years

Free Course

Late last year, having launched a series of articles on the site to help visitors get started. I put the articles in a Free Course for readers to follow, which was to be available by email.

Version ONE was so successful that I put many of the key parts from the course, into articles on the site so all you have to do is read this blog! 

and I am now preparing VERSION TWO which will be a more advanced version 

Its only going to be available by email SO SIGN UP RIGHT NOW  ! 



Free Tools

The emphasis will be on using the few Free tools available to anyone on the internet. So many courses use premium tools, which have a monthly subscription and this is a potential drain for those on low incomes. I don’t want there to be any barrier to entry.

NEW April 2021: Free and Freemium Tools List, look here for some great resources to get going! 

I will be continuing to work online only. If I can help you with anything you find in “” please feel free to contact me using the contact form and email. All my regular clients can follow along and of course, my coaching clients can still contact me by phone.

Coaching and Upgraded Course 2022

In the first quarter of 2022, I will be preparing to take on new coaching clients and there will be a Paid version of the Starting-an -Online-Business-course available on this site.

 If you’ve tried and failed, or set up a website with some success, I’m ready to take you to the next level. There are many ways to earn money online, affiliate marketing has always been my favourite method, always happy to help you make your website take off, with Affiliate Marketing.

To apply, simply email me ( or use the online contact form ) with your progress so far – your website and where you would like to be in 12 months time. If I can help you, we can set up a phone call to discuss.

All the best for your success


Work From Home and Sell to the World

Work From Home and Sell to the World

Updated Feb 2022

Sounds ambitious? Many people now work from home, making a great living by selling whatever is in great demand, to a worldwide audience.

Hi, I’m Andrew, I’ve done it and you can too!

Not only selling goods but information too. In the good old days, you had to take a big risk, buying a shop, filling it with goods, advertising and hoping customers would come and buy. 

I’ve done that too, sunk all my savings into a store, it did ok, but my online sites earn way more than any brick and mortar store ever could.

Everything You Need is Here

What You Need to Start Earning Online

It sounds too simple but its true, you need a website, good hosting, a Plan to put together great content, which you will need to research. And last but not least an audience or “hungry crowd” to sell to.

All the resources and knowledge is here for free on my website. So get going now!

work from home selling goods to the whole world

 Established Retail is in Turmoil

The Covid pandemic is a terrible thing, but in closing so many High Street stores, it tips the balance in favor of the online stores, currently enjoying a bonanza of sales.

Covid and its mutations will be with us for a long time to come. Once the disruptions have died down and selling returns to a new ‘normal’, many new online enterprises will have been established and will be making good progress – make sure you are one of them.

Now you can open an online shop for virtually nothing, selling ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING. If it doesn’t work, just start again, overnight.

There has never been such a huge opportunity, to make a good business, with so little risk.

Online Stores and Businesses are Location Independent

Not only that but as your ‘store’ is online, it is location independent. You can live in Malaysia, Australia, Texas ….. anywhere.

No longer do you need expensive High Street premises to succeed in Sales.

Work from home can even include moving around in a campervan ( RV ), visiting places on holiday, which I’ve done in the past.

Advertising and Social Media

Used correctly social media sites like Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest etc can help you spread the word. Advertising can be targeted precisely at ONLY your most likely prospects. 

Ever wondered why Ads seem to pop up and follow you around the net? You’re browsing the internet and suddenly an Ad for something you Googled this morning pops up. Why?

Advertisers know so much about us from our Social Media profiles together with ‘Cookies’ we consent to. From these advertisers are able to ‘retarget’ us knowing it may be something we are interested in.

 Learn all these techniques and make your own very profitable Ad campaigns. 

AutomatedStores with Minimal Staff Costs

Best of all, you can totally automate a lot of the processes that used to take people to operate. Credit card payments are universal, software is cheaply available that displays your products best features. There is no need to stock actual products when you can drop-ship them. You can create a YouTube channel to demonstrate things better than you can in person, as you can compress time, for instance ” and here’s how strong the glue bonds after an hour, I can hang this 100 pound weight from it…. “

work from home selling goods with automatic processes


In 2022…

Roughly half the world’s population will have access to the internet via their smartphone!

That is now over 4 Billion potential customers!

 The Best Ever Opportunity is NOW

In all of human history, I don’t think there has ever been a better time or more great opportunity to launch a new enterprise.

I had my first success after seeing a Kitchen product on a shopping channel, I built a website promoting these and selling through Amazon as an affiliate. After just 3 months, it was earning £500 ( nearly $700 ) a month in my bank account. That’s with NO experience and following a YouTube video on how to build a website.

I have since built many websites and earned a full-time living for over a decade with them. Follow the articles here on my site to learn how to set up your own site and earn a living online, join the work from home entrepreneurs.

May I wish you every success, 


Note, this website was originally titled:

I changed to this site in August 2021, with the  ‘.com ‘ Domain to attract a wider audience and to include building multiple income stream businesses. 


Redundant, No Job, Out of Work, Unemployed

Redundant? Use your  time to gain financial freedom

What I can show you is how to market the skills that you have, or services you can provide, online, to target and reach a HUGE audience and create a successful new business. All done online in the comfort of your own home with little or no startup cash!

Building a good website is the key, but a website that cannot be found is no use at all. I show all that is needed to get your website found by the biggest search engine Google to show your potential customers your services.

A Google search for Computer Tuition
this is one of my early successes, back when I traveled to my clients houses to give tuition

I don't have any Skills or Knowledge

Ok no problem, most people have an interest, hobby or knowledge from a previous job – just something you know a little about, or can research into – for example

  • Fitness and bodybuilding
  • Car bodywork repairs
  • Engine repairs
  • Hairdressing
  • Basket Weaving
  • Canoeing

There are Billions of potential customers out there…

harness and build that knowledge and market your way to a full-time income.

When is the best time to start a new Business?

Right now….

Things are changing. Commerce for most people, buying and selling used to be a trip to town, shopping. Big companies had huge numbers of representatives, on the road, visiting clients every day, to show their latest products.

The rise of the Internet was inevitable. Even folks with no means of traveling can buy goods online.  They can buy from stores physically hundreds of miles away, even in another country.

I ran a TV-based business for many years and rarely went further than the town center two miles away, a few years later I was ordering French, Spanish, and Italian satellite receivers online from all over Europe and installing them all over the UK.

It has become relatively easy to start a unique business up, there are opportunities everywhere. 

Big changes are happening all over the world

Massive corporations like Google, Facebook, Apple hold the real power – DATA.

Manufacturers move their plants to where the labour is cheap.  So the traditional JOB is never safe, it could go tomorrow!

Global warming and efforts to stop it are going to change everyday life massively. Electricity generation used to be Coal dominated.  Now wind and solar have a part to play. 

Technology makes changes more and more rapidly. Businesses need to change quickly, to maintain a competitive advantage. However the bigger the business, the slower they are to change.  Small businesses, that see opportunity and act on it, can have a huge advantage.

Online shopping really took off in the years up to 2020.

No one saw Covid coming…

In these uncertain times, even huge, well-established High Street chains and department stores are going under, when no job is safe, the cost of living is rising and the government is imposing  Welfare Cuts and public service cuts. It makes sense to think of a plan B

I now make a full-time living working from home. My websites generate enough business to keep me fully occupied. A few years ago, I ran a shop, in a local town. Now I have a lot fewer worries. Imagine you had a new business where…

  • There is no stock required
  • You don’t need to turn up 9 to 5 every day
  • No staff wages
  • No worries about goods being stolen
  • No customers complaints to deal with
  • No shop premises to keep up, insure, light, heat, and protect
  • the  bookkeeping is simple and mainly automatic 
  • I can run my business from ANYWHERE, even when on holiday
  • I earn money 24 / 7, 52 weeks a year. Even when I’m asleep!

Choose Your Method

Internet Marketing is HUGE, people make a living in so many different ways, here is a list of just a few of the most popular ones. 


Some are easier than others, all of them require WORK , there is no magic button or magic software that automates everything. Whatever method suits you, you will always be better off long-term than someone with a JOB, who is basically trading time for money.

The Internet is still growing very rapidly buyers are changing from town centre shopping to Online shopping. The trend is set to continue for  the foreseeable future, so how can you make money with IM today?

With IM, you do a whole lot of work to get it going but then it will pay you back over weeks, months or even for years, with just a few updates, new products or special offers, which might only take a few hours a month. Imagine , when you reach the point where you have over 1000 visitors a day on your site, a percentage will convert into sales and as the process is totally automatic, you may be on holiday or traveling the world, whilst enjoying a stable and constant income.

How do you learn how to do that?

Sales Models and Platforms

First Pick a Niche and a Suitable Platform to work from

  1. Find something in demand, it could be a product or a service
  2. Discover where that product or service is available online 

The following are just a few examples, most of  these niche ideas and platforms are explored in more detail in my articles on this blog – see the sitemap in the footer for more details

Amazon FBA (fulfilled by Amazon) 

Everyone knows Amazon, heck most of us have credit card details stored there to make it easy to purchase. So a great number of potential customers looking at your Amazon store. But it needs a LOT of upfront cash to buy products and the learning curve is very steep. 

Shopify Online Shop 

Ecom is a great shop model, everything is included in your monthly subscription, but it has all the downsides of the traditional brick-and-mortar business dealing with your products. Lots of cash is required upfront. Easy to make mistakes with product choice. All the customer service is your work.

Etsy Ecom

Again all the customer service is down to YOU. As is shipping and copyright/trademark products can be an issue.  Although Etsy gets a lot of visitors, so to some degree your customers come to you – Etsy is NOT YOUR PROPERTY – you can be kicked off Etsy and lose your entire business for any infringement. Otherwise, Etsy can be very profitable. 

Products/Print on Demand (POD)

Teespring and Redbubble are great places to start if you have no upfront resources. Just design it – it gets manufactured ONLY when you have an order.  Good for arty – designers

Drop Shipping

A model which avoids upfront product purchase costs, but as the majority of  goods with good profit margins are made in China, delivery times are a big problem

Copywriting and Content Writing

These services are always in demand, from bloggers and Ad based businesses. The only problem is you have no reputation, no catalog of work, so that has to be built first before you get much work. The solution is …. Freelance!

Freelance Services

There are many services including Copywriting and Content writing available through freelance sites like Fiverr.  It is possible to offer several different services and build it up with hard work into a business or build up your reputation for particular skills.

Promotion Platforms


A YT channel can be very lucrative in so many markets and it is NOT necessary to show your face when you make a video, many just narrate their videos or even outsource a voice-over.


This recent phenomenon makes it fairly easy to get a host of followers quickly.


More of a traditional approach,  build a website with a blog – Get Rich Slowly! But, eventually, when you have built a sizeable Blog, it can be a very automated, and reliable hands-off income source.

Email Marketing

In some markets, this is by far the best way to go. Build a list and you have virtual income-on-demand! 

I hope that has given you a few ideas. 

when you’re ready, read the Building a Website group of posts starting with Selecting a Niche


to continue and complete the Beginners section go back here